Friday, February 5, 2010

seitan o' greatness

Loaf #1 per the original recipe ( minus tomato paste and worcestershire sauce

This loaf disappeared before the camera was brought out.

By disappeared I mean was consumed warm all present.

MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm)

Title: seitan o greatness
Yields: 1 loaf
Cooktime: 1 1/2 hours
Preparation Time: 1/2 hour
Categories: meat substitute, protein

-------------------------------DRY TEAM-------------------------------
200 gr vital wheat gluten (100%)
6 gr salt (3%)
1/4 gr cinnamon (0.13% 1/4 ts)
50 gr nutritional yeast (25% 1/4 c)
3/4 gr paprika (0.38% 2 ts)
1 gr pepper (0.5% 2ts)
1/4 gr cumin (0.13% 1/4 ts)
0.13 gr cayenne powder (0.07% 1/8 ts)
0.13 gr allspice (0.07% 1/4 ts)
2 gr garlic powder (1% 2 ts)

-------------------------------WET TEAM-------------------------------
340 gr water (170% 3/4 c)
17 gr tamari, thick (8.5% 1tb)
42 gr olive oil, extra virgin (21% 2 tb)

Preheat oven to 325°.

In a large mixing bowl mix dry ingredients. Mix the rest of the
ingredients (liquid ingredients) in a smaller mixing bowl. Whisk well
until mixed.

Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix well, then
knead for a minute or two.. it doesn't need long.

Form into a log (6-8" long), wrap tightly in foil, twisting ends.
Bake for 90 minutes. When done baking, unwrap and leave out to cool
all the way. Then wrap it foil or plastic and refrigerate. Slice to
use as desired.

Rating: 5/5 stars

my 1st version per the recipe.

Original from Lachesis on

Nutritional Info

The entire log has:

1134 calories

32g fat

63g carbs

158g protein

** copied without permission from a public forum as attributed above

I discovered a lack of Worcester sauce thus eliminated it.

I weighed as I went so from here out I could scale at will using
percentages/bakers math.


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